Black Pepper

(BAN, USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Pepper; Pimenta; Piper.
CAS — 8006-82-4 (black pepper oil).

Pharmacopoeias.

In Chin., which describes both black and white pepper.

💊 Profile

Black pepper is the dried unripe fruit of Piper nigrum (Piperaceae). It is used as a culinary spice and is included in some herbal remedies. Pepper oil, obtained from black pepper, is used in aromatherapy. White pepper is the ripe fruit with the outer part of the pericarp removed. It too is used as a culinary spice.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Cz.: Klosterfrau Melisana; India: Happy’tizer; Tummy Ease; Philipp.: Bo-D-Fense; Pol.: Melisana Klosterfrau; Rus.: Maraslavin (Мараславин); Tentex (Тентекс).
Published May 08, 2019.